Hadong and Gurye

  Countryside charms and nature's beauty await along the banks of the Seomjingang River   Gazing southeast, the sun rises slowly but surely over the horizon. The Seomjingang River’s pristine waters reflect the morning light…

Old Is New Again

Young entrepreneurs use old buildings to give Seoul new life   “Dull, inert cities, it is true, do contain the seeds of their own destruction and little else. But lively, diverse, intense cities contain the seeds of their own regeneration,…
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New Year, New SEOUL is coming out soon!

A new English Seoul guide book <A Curated Guide SEOUL> is coming out soon. Please wait a just little longer. The book can be retailed and distributed from the 1st week of January 2019 in Korea, and from February or March in…

Hoehyeon-dong 회현동

A piece of old Seoul gets cool

Yongsan Comes Alive 신용산

The opening of Amorepacific’s iconic new headquarters rejuvenates the overlooked Sinyongsan district

A Very Different Gangnam Style 송리단길

Songnidan-gil brings a slower, younger, more artistic vibe to Seoul’s posh south When you think of Gangnam, you imagine gleaming skyscrapers, neon lights, luxury boutiques, even more luxurious apartments, multimillion dollar entertainment…

Geumho-dong

A riverside neighborhood comes into its own

Huam-dong

The hillside neighborhood on the southern slope of Namsan Mountain is a layered community   “Huam-dong is a neighborhood with a rich diversity of things in it, in the very heart of Seoul.” Lee Jun-hyeong, an architect with the…

Culture Tanks

Sangam-dong’s Oil Tank Culture Park has turned an abandoned industrial facility into a travel hot spot A stroll through Sangam-dong’s Oil Tank Culture Park is a journey of the senses that can spark your imagination. As you move between…

Ice City

SEOUL helps you get your skate on this winter
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Artistic Explorations 서울의 예술거리

SEOUL visits four up-and-coming centers of the arts